What are cookies?
A cookie is a small data file that is attached to your computer's hard drive, smartphone or other IT equipment. It enables your device/IP address to be recognised and information to be collected regarding the pages you visit, the choices you make and the functions you implement.
We use our own cookies as well as third-party cookies. A third-party cookie is a cookie which is created and placed by external partners, e.g. partners that provide content for our website, suppliers of some of our functions on the website, or programmes that we use for analysis. Through the third party cookies, these external partners may collect personal data such as your IP address and information about your browsing behaviour.
Overall our cookies can be divided into these three categories: (1) strictly necessary cookies, (2) functional cookies, (3) analytical cookies.
(1) Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be turned off in our systems. Furthermore, you cannot disable cookies qualifying as strictly necessary cookies. Strictly necessary cookies are usually set only in response to actions taken by you, e.g. when you add an item to your basket, we use essential cookies to remember this when you continue browsing our web shop.
(2) Functional cookies
Functional cookies make the site work better for you. These cookies allow for improved functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our website. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these functionalities may not work properly.
(3) Analytical cookies
Analytical cookies allow us to measure the performance of our website and social media platforms from recognising and counting number of visitors to see which products our visitors view and are interested in or marketing campaigns/activities they engage with. This helps us to improve and develop the services and products, we offer our customers and our marketing initiatives.
In this regard, we may collect information about your device, e.g. your screen resolution and browser, and information about your internet connection, e.g. your IP address.
Through these analytical cookies we also register from which page our visitors came to our website, and our visitors’ browsing on our sites, e.g. when and how long our sites were visited, what functionalities were used and what products were viewed. All this information is only used on an aggregated level, meaning that it cannot be directly linked to you.
When you visit our website for the first time you are asked to provide your consent to cookies being placed on your device. You can choose to accept all cookies or you can customize your cookie settings so only some of the above categories of cookies are placed on your device. You can also choose to deny all cookies except for essential cookies which are cookies that are necessary for the website to work properly.
You should be aware that if you choose to deactivate/deny certain cookies, we cannot give you the best possible user experience on our website as there may be services and functions that you cannot use because they require cookies to remember the choices you are making.
At all times you are able to withdraw your consent or amend your cookie settings